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Banana Maple Upside Down Cake



  • 50 g unsalted butter, +100 g extra
  • 55 g brown sugar
  • 60 ml Maple Syrup
  • 3-4 bananas, sliced in half lengthways
  • 230 g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon natural Vanilla Extract
  • 160 g Plain flour (sifted together with the Baking Powder and Salt))
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of Salt
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Pre heat oven
    to 180deg.

    Mill 230g
    sugar into caster sugar Sp 10 for 10 sec, set


    To make
    Topping place butter, brown sugar and maple syrup in bowl and cook at 70deg for 5mins Sp 2. After 1 min you may need to
    scrape down sides to incorporate mixture well. Make sure the sugar is dissolved
    and the mixture is rich and golden. Pour syrup into 23cm greased or non stick
    spring form cake tin, then arrange the bananas cut side down over the syrup in
    the tin.


    Clean Bowl.

    To make the
    cake mixture, place the extra 100g butter and caster sugar and mix for 25sec on Sp 4. After 20 secs scrape down sides of
    bowl and then resume for the remaining 5 secs. Mixture should be pale and
    creamy. Then with the blades rotating on Sp 4
    break eggs onto lid one at a time and lift MC to allow eggs to drop into bowl
    and then add the vanilla and mix for 5sec.


    Now to gently
    add the sifted flour, baking powder and salt, slowly pour through hold in lid
    while blades are rotating on Sp 3 allow 35secs
    to do this.


    Spoon batter
    over bananas and caramel and smooth the top with your spatula. Place cake on
    baking tray to catch any escaping caramel and bake for 35mins or until a skewer
    inserted into the centre comes out clean. Then allow to cool for 5 mins.
    Transfer to a large serving plate.


    Delicious with
    Vanilla Ice Cream.!!




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  • Lovely, easy cake....can also be made with Granny...

    Submitted by Sharon.thermomix on 28. February 2018 - 21:37.

    Lovely, easy cake....can also be made with Granny Smith apples instead of banana or made as individual puddings.

    NB Comes from a Bill Granger Cookbook, "Bill Cooks for Kids" and appears in lots of cooking websites!

    Sharon Weidenbach - Group Leader Adelaide 0409 150 729

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  • Hi Annie, absolutely

    Submitted by Darnysue on 24. February 2012 - 17:11.

    Hi Annie, absolutely beautiful. I brought it into work today and work with three guys... It's almost gone!!!

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